That's an August 5, 2007 comic entitled "Spineless." And looking back, that's when I should have abandoned hope in elected Dems.
They'd talked strong and we gave them control in the 2006 mid-terms but once they were sworn in (Jan. 2007), they refused to stand by any promises they campaigned on. Over and over we saw it.
They were for spying, they were for war, they were basically Republicans. And we'd hear these lame excuses for their sell-outs and some promises of "next time" but over and over it happened.
I remember being confused around this period and honestly thinking they weren't realizing what they were doing. They knew. The only fool was me. (In the cartoon, they're collapsing yet again, this time to support illegal wiretapping.)
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